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Scything and making hay by hand

I love hearing from students and their progress and successes after one of my courses. Rob came on my Learn to Scythe course at the beginning of June and set to making hay and hand baling it. Visit my Learn … Continue reading

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Old Trafford scything workshop 2019

It was National Meadow Day today and I had a fantastic day teaching a group how to scythe at Hullard Park in Old Trafford, Manchester. The park has a fabulous wildflower meadow which is in need of some cutting so … Continue reading

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Like a hot knife through butter (cups)


Come to the meadow and learn to mow easily and quietly with an Austrian scythe. Continue reading

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Learn to Scythe at Meadow Connections Festival

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Learn to Scythe courses 2016

Learn scything courses 2016
Learn to Scythe in Cumbria in 2016:
27th May or 16th July – £80 To book a place email stevetomlin8@gmail.com Continue reading

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A weekend of scything

This weekend at Sprint Mill, the goats were the stars of the show.
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Learn to Scythe book feedback

My ‘Learn to Scythe’ book is a getting great reviews, whether you’re learning to use a scythe on your own or as a reference manual following a course. Continue reading

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Learn to scythe at Bell Sykes

Two glorious days of scything at Bell Sykes, the Coronation Meadow for Lancashire. Continue reading

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Carving & Scythe course dates 2015


Why not learn a new skill in 2015 or buy a course date as a special gift for someone?
Come and learn to use an axe and knives or a scythe in the beautiful Lake District on a short course with a leading UK craft tutor.
Guaranteed fun with like-minded people in an inspiring setting, you’ll take home fantastic memories as well as your new skills. Continue reading

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A month of mowing

July was my busiest mowing month ever, a whistlestop tour of some of the nicest meadows in the NW. Lots of sun, loads of nice people and I even had my portrait painted! Continue reading

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